The Running Head The running head is typed in all capital letters, one inch from the top of the paper and one inch from the left edge of the paper (see page one of this guide for an example). The running head is an abbreviated title that is printed at the top of the pages of a published article.
What is a running header in APA? If you've ever been confused by what a running head is or wondered how to format one for an APA Style paper, read on. A running head is a short title that appears at the top of every page of your paper in the page header.